Storms and other severe weather conditions can cause extensive damage to your roof, especially to weak points like the valleys and flashings. Has your roof been exhibiting any of the common signs of damage? Leaks, weather damage, and soffit and fascia damage are among the usual signs that your roofing in Ottawa is starting to give in. Below are three common types of roof damage:
Roof leaks can occur for a number of reasons. Certain areas of the roof like the flashing, valley, and joint may be vulnerable to damage, especially if the roof wasn’t installed properly. Another reason could be the deterioration of shingles, which may have been caused by aging—a sign that the roof has reached the end of its life span.
Hailstorms and thunderstorms are among severe weather conditions that we experience from time to time. If your home was hit by extreme weather during the course of the year, it may have sustained damage that you aren’t aware of. An inspection right after might help you prevent any major problems in the long run.
Soffit and Fascia Damage
The soffits are wood or metal panels that run horizontally underneath the eaves of the roof. This part of the roof allows your attic to “breathe.” The fascia boards make up the vertical finishing along the edges of the roof. They act as a layer that protects the edges of your roof. Over time, these components could become vulnerable to water or moisture damage. Having them inspected on a regular basis for rot or rust could help you keep the entire roof in good working order for years to come
All of these issues can easily be remedied by inspections and repair. Fortunately, contractors like Century Roofing & Siding can help you out. We can give you our professional analysis of your roof and then take the appropriate action. Our years of experience in roofing have helped improve our craft and work on various roofs, including Ottawa flat roofing. For more information on detecting the common signs of roof damage or our roofing services, feel free contact us today.